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September, 2019

  • 26 September

    Tribunal: PDP Loses Bid To Sack Two Sokoto Lawmakers

    The election petition tribunal sitting in Sokoto, on Wednesday upheld the elections of members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly representing Gada East constituency, Kabiru Dauda and Rabah constituency, Abubakar Zakari. The candidate of the PDP for the March 9, 2019 Gada East constituency polls, Garba Yakubu Tsitse, had …

  • 24 September

    PDP, Atiku Formally Appeal Presidential Tribunal Judgment

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, have filed an appeal at the Supreme Court over the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal judgement.   The appellants in their notice of appeal dated September 24 hold that the tribunal erred in its decision to …

  • 23 September

    Tribunal Sacks Benue Assembly Deputy Speaker 

    The Benue State National/ State Assembly Election Tribunal, sitting in Makurdi, the state capital, has nullified the election of Chris Adaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the winner of the 2019 Ohimini State Constituency election.   Justice R.O. Odudu, Chairman of the Tribunal, who delivered the lead judgment, held …

  • 23 September

    Tribunal Reaffirms Sanwo-Olu As Lagos Governor

    Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos

    An Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos, on Monday, dismissed a petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) and reaffirmed Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the duly elected Governor of Lagos State in the March 9 polls. The tribunal described the petition as a “futile and wasteful exercise”, noting that the petitioners …

  • 22 September

    Tribunal Sacks PDP Lawmaker In Oyo, Declares APC Winner

    Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

    Oyo State House of Assembly Tribunal on Saturday nullified the election of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Kazeem Olayanju, representing Irepo /Olorunsogo, and declared All Progressives’ Congress (APC) winner of March 9 poll. Justice Anthony Akpovi declared APC’s Ajibola as the authentic winner of the House of assembly election. APC’s …

  • 21 September

    Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Against Nasarawa Gov, Sule

    The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa has struck out the petition filed by David Ombugadu, candidate of Peoples Democratic Party challenging the victory of Governor Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressives Congress at the March 9, 2019 elections. Justice Abba Mohammed, chairman of the tribunal, while delivering …

  • 21 September

    Police Tighten Security In Nasarawa Ahead Of Tribunal Judgment

    The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday said it had beefed up security in the state to prevent any breakdown of law and order ahead of the judgment of the governorship election petition tribunal slated for Sept 21. The tribunal had fixed Saturday for judgement in a petition filed by …

  • 20 September

    Tribunal Dismisses PDP’s Certificate Forgery Case Against Gov AbdulRazak

    The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kwara State, on Friday, dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) petition seeking the nullification of Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazak’s election. The chairman of the tribunal sitting in Ilorin, Justice Bassey Effiong, said the petitioners were alleging directly that the second respondent, AbdulRazak presented a fake …

  • 19 September

    Tribunal Upholds Gov Udom’s Election

    The elections petition tribunal sitting in Akwa Ibom has thrown out the Petition of Nsima Ekere of the All Progressives Congress (APC), declaring Gov. Udom Emmanuel as duly elected. Ekere had challenged the election of Gov. Udom at the tribunal. In its ruling on Thursday, the Tribunal dismissed the petition, …

  • 18 September

    Tribunal Sacks PDP Lawmaker, Orders Rerun

    The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Owerri on Wednesday sacked a member of the House of Representatives, Obinna Onwubuariri.  Onwubuariri represented Isiala Mbano/Onuimo/Okigwe federal constituency of Imo State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Chairman of the Panel, R. Harriman, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to …

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